Community Services & Youth Work

Get set to join one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors with a qualification in community services. Our courses range from community casework to community development, youth work, and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) support.

Upon graduation, you will be equipped to work in a variety of health-related settings including community, government and youth sector agencies, local councils, not-for-profit organisations and a range of community facilities.

If you’re already working in the industry, we can help you develop specialist knowledge to strengthen your capabilities and prepare for higher-level positions.

Renee Page's success story

Returning to study as a mature age student and sole parent, Renee has forged a successful career in community services.


“Practical placements showed me the structures within a community organisation, and allowed me to put my learning into practice and reflect on the theories that underpin the job.

I became employed through the organisation I completed my student placement with. Soon after, I became a case manager at a different organisation and was promoted to team leader just eight months later."

All community services courses


Course information sessions

Community services, youth work and alcohol & other drugs information sessions

Footscray Nicholson Campus
Werribee Campus
St Albans Campus
13 November 2019 + more dates
Attend an information session for one of our community services courses.

Aged care and disability information sessions

Footscray Nicholson Campus
Werribee Campus
18 November 2019 + more dates
Find out more about our aged care and disability courses at an information session.
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